Top 5 free dog sweater knitting patterns
We are all LOVING getting out our snuggly winter knits right now – but many of our four-legged friends are still shivering… Many dogs, especially smaller ones with thin, short fur, will feel the chill as winter draws on – any excuse for more knitting of course!
Any dog will be fashionable and snuggly in this gorgeous cabled dog sweater! Designed to fit dogs with a chest circumference of 22 inches (56 cm), this dog sweater can’t be missed. The pattern is worked in three pieces (body and 2 legs) and seamed together, using simple techniques like rib stitch, seed stitch, and beginner cable techniques. You will need 2 balls of Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick in any shade; we love Granite (503) and Marble (505), as seen here.
Super snuggly and perfect for beginners, this garter stitch dog sweater pattern is an adorable sight to behold! It fits dogs with a chest measurement of 18 – 30 inches (45.5 – 76 cm), and is knitted in pieces and seamed up to fit your perfect pooch. Using a simple garter stitch, you can whip up this dog sweater in no time, using 3 shades of Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick. We love Fig (146), Citron (134), Lemongrass (132), and Sky Blue (106), as seen here, Click on the image below to view all available shades!
Sweet and sassy, this preppy dog coat has been seen on all the famous canine catwalks. Designed to fit dogs with a chest measurement of 21 inches around, this coat will keep your best friend warm during the cold winter months. This coat is knitted up in 4 pieces (front, back, and 2 legs), and uses 2 hanks of Berroco Vintage. We love Berries (05150), Breezeway (05194), Fuchsia (51176), and Smoke (05106); click on the image below to view the huge range of shades!
Are you a hardcore sports fan? Is your idea of a good time tailgating at a game? You need the sports nut dog sweater to include Fido in your family fun. Designed to fit dogs with 15 – 38 inch (18 – 45 cm) chest measurement, this dog sweater pattern will have you rooting for the home team in no time. Knitted up in Lion Brand Hometown USA, you can knit your dog a sweater to support any team! Check out Grand Rapids Green (174), Pittsburgh Yellow (158), Fort Worth Blue (109), or Cream (098), as seen here!
What better way to pass time than to dress up your furry friend as the king (or queen) of the savannah? Using 4 shades of Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick: Butterscotch, Taupe, Linen, and Apricot, you can whip up a hilarious and fun dog sweater in no time at all. Knitted up in pieces and seamed up, this pattern is accessible for most levels of knitters.
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Last updated: June 22nd, 2015.